Oscar Award Quiz

Oscar Award Quiz

Q.1 The Oscar statuette is 13.5 inch tall and weighs 3.85 kegs. Its a figure of a knight with a sword standing on a reel of film with 5 spokes, representing the original branches of the Academy i.e. Actors, Writers, Directors, Producers, and Technicians. Now tell whats the colour of the Oscar award?
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Q.2 The Oscar statuette is made of gold plated Britannium, an alloy of Tin, Antimony and Copper. But once it was made of plaster and presented to the winners. When and why? Though it was later replaced with the actual ones.
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Q.3 There is a rule that the winners or their heirs cannot sell the award to anyone without offering it to sell to Academy for a certain price. What is the price that Academy has marked for such sale?
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Q.4 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), has almost 6000 voting members, who vote for various categories to choose the winners. A particular company has the responsibility to count the votes and keeping it secret till the last moment. Which is that company that audits this whole process.
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Q.5 For film to be qualified as a feature film in Oscars has to be of certain minutes of length?. How many minutes?
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Q.6 he Oscar awards are being presented in Kodak Theatre since 2002. In 2012 the name was changed to Dolby Theatre. Why?
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Q.7 The Oscars have been postponed 3 times in history. Once in 1981 it was delayed by a day as there was an assassination attempt on then US president Ronald Reagan. Also in 1968 it was postponed by a few days as funeral of Martin Luther King Jr. and in 1938 it was delayed by a week due to floods in Los Angeles area. But in 2003 no foreign press was invited and the red carpet was just limited till the door of the auditorium. Why?
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Q.8 Charlie Chaplin's "Limelight" was produced in 1952 but it won the Oscars only in 1972. How?
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Q.9 Dudley Nichols refused Oscar in 1935 for best screenplay due to conflict between Writer's guild and Academy. In 1970 George Scott refused for the best actor's award and in 1972 Marlon Brando refused for Best Actor for the film "The Godfather" citing discrimination against native Americans by Hollywood and US. But there is one person who has won 4 Oscar awards and has neither accepted nor refused the award and always is MIA "Missing In Action" in Oscar functions?
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Q.11 The following people won Oscar in competitive category after having won the "Lifetime achievement award" with one exception. Who is he?
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Q.12 Who is the only person to win a Noble prize and an Oscar?
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Q.14 Who was the first African American to win an Oscar award?
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Q.15 What is common to Alexander Knox (1944) in the movie Wilson, Jack Nicholson (1981) in the movie Reds, Russell Crowe in "A Beautiful Mind" (2001) and Morgan Freeman in "Invictus" (2009).
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Q.16 The first Indian film to have entered for Best Foreign Film category was
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Q.17 Who represented India maximum number of times in Oscars
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Q.18 Which Indian has won Oscar and Grammy for the same piece of work.
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Q.19 Which of the following films was not finally nominated for the Best Foreign Film
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Q.20 Who was the first Indian to win an Oscar Award
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Q.21 Who is the only Indian to win two Oscars
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Q.22 Which director represented India for maximum number of times
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Q.23 Other than Hindi which language film represented India in Best Foreign film category in Oscar awards for maximum times other than Hindi
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Q.24 Who is the only Indian to have won Technical Oscar award
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